Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

This Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice is simple to make, full of flavor, and about as close to Chipotle's Cilantro Lime Rice as you can get!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author The Cookin' Chicks


  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • zest from 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Add the rice and water to your Instant Pot. *Make sure rice is fully submerged in water to prevent burn notice

  2. Place lid on Instant Pot and ensure valve is in sealing position.

  3. Cook on manual, high pressure for 3 minutes followed by a 10 minute natural pressure release.

  4. Once 10 minutes has passed, move valve to release any additional pressure and wait for pin to drop.

  5. Remove lid and fluff rice with spoon.

  6. Stir in the lime zest, cilantro, lime juice, and salt.

  7. Serve and enjoy!